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Concertpiece No.1 for Tuba and Piano - Rodger Vaughan
Two Songs from “Sea Pictures” by Sir Edward Elgar, transcribed by Norman Friedman
I. Sea Slumber Song
II. Where Corals Lie
Alleluja, Exultate, K.175 by W.A. Mozart, transcribed by Donald E. Matthews
Sonata No. 3 in A minor, Antonio Vivaldi, transcribed by R. Winston Morris
I. Largo 3’ 37", II. Allegro 2' 42", III. Largo 3' 13", IV. Allegro 2' 22"
Tuba Rhapsody (1976) by Clare Grundman
Waltz for Mippy III by Leonard Bernstein
Twilight op. 21, no. 3, by Sergei Rachmaninoff, arranged by Stephen Shoop
Introduction and Allegro Spiritoso by Jean Baptise Senaillé, arranged and adapted by Philip Catelinet
Jimbo’s Lullaby from “Children’s Corner Suite” by Claude Debussy, arranged by Sharon Davis
Morceau Vivant by Marcel Marteau, arranged by Clifford P. Barnes
Suite for Unaccompanied Tuba by Walter S. Hartley
I. Intrada: Alla Marcia
II. Valse: Allegro non troppo
III. Air: Andante
IV. Galop: Presto
Concerto for Tuba (1976) by Edward Gregson
Movement I: Allegro deciso
Serenade from “Don Giovanni”, K.527 by W.A. Mozart, arranged by Allen Ostrander
In the Hall of the Mountain King from “Peer Gynt Suite”, op. 23, by Edvard Grieg, arranged by G.E. Holmes
Gavotte by J.S. Bach (1685-1750), arranged by Ken Swanson
Timepiece by Lennie Niehaus
Sailor Song by Frank J. Halferty
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Scott Watson is the Professor of Tuba-Euphonium at the School of Music of the University of Kansas, an association that dates back to 1979. His solo efforts can be heard on his “Thoughts of a Cow“ Solo recording, and the previous educational recording “Stepping Stones for Tuba, Volume I”, both on Potenza Records. He was elected and served as President of the International Tuba Euphonium Association from 1999-2001 and currently serves on the Association’s Advisory Board.
Scott is Principal Eb Tuba of the acclaimed Fountain City Brass Band of Kansas City. In 2014 he became the first music director of the Free State Brass Band. Scott is also a member of the Infiniti Brass Quintet of the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Festival and the Kansas City Brassworks. Along with friend Winston Morris he founded the tuba-euphonium chamber orchestra Symphonia that recorded three groundbreaking albums on Mark Records. He has performed in his career with such ensembles as the Melbourne, Symphony Orchestra, the Kansas City Symphony, the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, the Brevard Music Center Orchestra, and the Crested Butte Music Festival Orchestra. As a conductor he has conducted such groups as the Capital City Brass Band, the Mansfield University Brass Band, the International All-Star College Tuba Ensemble, The International All-Star High School Tuba Ensemble, and the Thunder All-Star Tuba Euphonium Ensemble, all on prestigious conferences and concert series.
Scott is an Artist/Clinician for Besson Tubas through Buffet Crampon Group, USA.